Our attorneys have wide-ranging experience over many years in the corporate governance arena. As a result of this expertise, our lawyers have been helping clients cope with the array of legislative and regulatory responses coming out of the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and major U.S. stock exchanges.
May 24, 2016 read the article
Firm chair Brad Karp and litigation partners Roberto Gonzalez, Elizabeth Sacksteder, Jay Cohen and Jane O'Brien co-authored a client memorandum that was featured on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation website. The article, titled "CFPB Proposed Rulemaking on Arbitration Clauses," discusses the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's recently proposed rule that would prohibit banks and a variety of other companies from including in contracts arbitration clauses that would prevent consumers from filing or participating in class-action litigation.
The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation is co-sponsored by the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance, the Program on Institutional Investors and the Program on Law and Finance. The program seeks to facilitate research and public discourse about corporate governance.